The UK mobile commerce joint venture previously known as ‘Project Oscar’ has been given a formal name.
Announced in June 2011 by Vodafone, Telefónica and Everything Everywhere, the m-commerce venture is now called Weve.
EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) has published its third quarter financial results for 2012.
Service revenue was down 3% year-on-year to £1.496 billion, although the company says this would have been a 3.1% increase without the effect of changes to mobile termination rate and roaming regulations.
Podcast - 24th October 2012
This week we're talking about the UK's first 4G mobile phone tariffs, Ofcom's consultation about contract pricing and O2's response to its recent network outage.
We're also looking at quarterly results from Google and Nokia, Apple's iPad design, Microsoft's tablet pricing and texting cows.
EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, has announced tariff details for its new 4G mobile phone service in the UK. It’s launching 4G in the UK on Tuesday 30th October in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow and parts of Southampton. Coverage will expand to Belfast, Derby, Hull, Nottingham and Newcastle by Christmas.
The new service will be called 4GEE and promises average speeds of 8-12Mbps.
The UK’s ‘big four’ mobile phone operators - EE, Telefónica O2, Three and Vodafone - have formed a jointly-controlled company called Digital Mobile Spectrum.
It’ll help any households experiencing TV signal interference when 4G mobile services are introduced on the 800MHz frequency band.